Tag Archive for combat

Pads are hard and extremely uncomfortable

Pads are hard and extremely uncomfortableKits: 1. Hometown: Houston, Texas. Heard about us: friend. Duties: Will be convoying into hostile area and conducting [opsec] operations upon arrival. Current Pads: current standard issued gray glued pads. Comments: Pads are hard and extremely uncomfortable takes a while to break the issued pads in and once they do they…

4 kits because I am a team leader

4 kits because I am a team leaderKits: 4. Hometown: La Monte MO. Heard about us: a website with links for military discounts. Duties: military police work. Current Pads: light green small velcro type they are pretty worn out got 4 years on them . Comments: I am ordering 4 kits because I am a…

Helmet pads are too hard

Helmet pads are too hardKits: 2. Hometown: portland oregon. Heard about us: A friend here. Duties: Infantary, Police advisory detachment. Current Pads: green army issue. Comments: The Helmet pads i have are too hard and squeeze my head too hard leaving me with headaches. This makes driving difficult and being in MATV’s or NTV’s this…

Not very comfortable

Kits: 2. Duties: Infantry operations. Current Pads: Revision advanced combat grey colored. Comments: Pads are the 3/4 pads. They are very firm and not very comfortable. After wearing for a few hours the places the pads sit on your head cause your head to hurt in those locations. They also move around a lot while…

Causes headaches after 5 minutes every time

Kits: 2. Hometown: Syracuse. Heard about us: SSgt X from my unit. Duties: Convoy/HumV patrol. Current Pads: MSA/Green/Glued/Original issued pads. Comments: With the original pads, the helmet does not sit right on my head and causes headaches after 5 minutes every time, without fail. SSgt X recommended these pads and said they worked great. A1C, USAF Kits:…

Current Pads: Standard Issue bricks

Kits: 1. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Combat Medic. Current Pads: Standard Issue bricks. Comments: After long wear during patrols, the headache and pressure points were horrible. Once the standard issue pads get soaked with sweat, they’re done. SGT, US Army Kits: 3. Hometown: Las Vegas. Heard about us: PA [Physician’s Assistant] . Duties: Evac…

New helmet pads please – Old ones fall apart

Kits: 2. Heard about us: Thru a deployed Battle Buddy. Duties: Maintenance. Current Pads: Old original issue. Comments: The pads get wet from sweat then fall apart when you wash them. SPC, US Army. Kits: 76. Hometown: Philadelphia, PA. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Battery Commander, Field Artillery. Current Pads: Issue, black, stick in pads..…

Airman Needs Upgraded Helmet Pads

Kits: 1. Hometown: Buffalo NY. Heard about us: Google search. Duties: Air Base Defense, FOB defense, transport security. Current Pads: 3/4″ pads, green, standard issue, glued. Comments: All of the small pads backings have come off and they don’t stick to the inside of my helmet anymore, i switched to a smaller helmet and the…